Archive, January 2016.
Not all crimes occur face-to-face. Certain crimes, such as computer tampering, can occur from anywhere over the Internet. Illinois law provides serious consequences for anyone convicted of tampering with someone else’s computer.
Posted in Criminal Law | Tagged Class B misdemeanor computer tampering computer tampering charges criminal law Wheaton criminal defense lawyer
Not every guilty plea or verdict of guilty means jail or prison time. Many people convicted of crimes will instead be sentenced to probation.
Posted in Criminal Law | Tagged criminal conviction probation sentence probation term sentenced to probation Wheaton criminal defense attorney
Most people would consider shoplifting to be a minor crime, but even small time theft like shoplifting can have serious consequences. Shoplifting and other types of retail theft involves more than just taking something without paying for it.
Posted in Theft | Tagged Class A misdemeanor retail theft retail theft conviction retail theft crimes shoplifting
The state of drug crimes is in flux throughout much of the United States. Yet while many states are moving away from harsh penalties for individual drug users, criminal penalties for the sale and manufacture of controlled substances continue to be among the harshest penalties in the criminal justice system. Any drug charge is a serious issue. However, a conviction for distribution can put you in prison for thirty years or more in some instances.
Posted in Drug Charges | Tagged drug crimes drug distribution drug possession Illinois drug laws Wheaton criminal defense attorney